Ducks make a valuable addition to homesteads, both with existing chicken flocks and without. Here’s what you need to know to get started with ducks.
Broodiness, parasites and roosters, along with molting, can cause feather loss in hens. Learn how to identify the cause and take appropriate action.
A veteran chicken-keeper answers questions about a chance discovery of excess eggs, “singing” hens and how much feed is too much.
If you prefer not to use weed-control methods that contain commercially produced herbicides, here are several natural methods and accompanying advice on fighting weeds.
Many of these items can go in your compost, but spot application where they are most needed in your soil can provide more benefits to your plants.